Aug 17, 2022  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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ART& 100 - Art Appreciation

5 Credits
Students learn to appreciate art in terms of content, form and context. They develop the skills and vocabulary to make an informed interpretation of a work and to make art that demonstrates an understanding of the basic principles of design.


Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Online
Fall Online
Winter Online
Spring Online

Designed to Serve Art transfer, vocational and continuing education students.
Active Date 20220330T15:32:37

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II

Course Outline
Each student will be expected to explore, interpret, and produce work based on: 

  • Form and content: artistic context, function, social, historical, cultural, interpretive, and other factors that influence the reception of the work  
  • Formal elements and principles of design  
  • Characteristics of different media 
  • Art production 

Student Learning Outcomes
Describe and discuss the form and content of an artwork.

Demonstrate through writing an understanding of the context of an artwork: the maker of the work, the apparent function of the work; and social, historical, cultural, interpretive and other factors that influence the reception of the work.

Describe the interaction of formal elements of an image, according to the principles of design.

Explain the characteristics of different media.

Produce artworks that indicate the basic principles of design.

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